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all quotes by Margaret Atwood (6)

"A word after a word after a word is power."

"Spelling" | january 1981

"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt."

Unearthing Suite | 1983

"You may not be able to alter reality, but you can alter your attitude towards it, and this, paradoxically, alters reality. Try it and see."

University of Toronto commencement address | june 1983

"Nature is the biggest toy box in the world. People are going to play with it. But we must try to encourage people to act responsibly."

Bullfrog Founders Club | january 2000

"Some form of life will remain after us. We shouldn't be saying 'Save the planet'; we should be saying: 'Save viable conditions in which people can live.' That's what we're dealing with here."

Margaret Atwood interview | november 2010

"Calling it 'climate change' is rather limiting. I would rather call it 'the everything change'."

An Interview With Margaret Atwood | february 2015
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